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SNL took a cheap shot at Kellyanne Conway

The skit is gut-splitting hilarious — Kate McKinnon portraying Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President of the United States, as a Fatal Attraction nympho coming on to CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper (portrayed by Beck Bennett).

But the next morning I had remorse. I see Kellyanne as a working mom, a relentless competitor, and a brilliant campaign strategist. She also strikes me as someone who could pose as the poster child for the sheltered class — lacking empathy yet swimming in stock options.

I’d like to see Kellyanne and those like her take a sabbatical like the journalist who authored Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. Barbara Ehrenreich documented what it’s like to survive on the salary from jobs slightly above minimum wage — almost impossible to maintain one’s health and all discretionary time disappearing in the struggle to survive.

Alternative facts
We are becoming a society that can’t tell a news story from an editorial. We have citizens who would not have voted for Donald Trump had they known that Obamacare was another name for the Affordable Care Act.

In three short weeks, Kellyanne defended the misrepresentation of facts regarding attendance at the Inauguration by calling them “alternative facts,” referred to a non-existent Bowling Green massacre, and used her presidential platform to sell shoes.

Why couldn’t the show have made fun of her cluelessness?

Cheap shot
I doubt Kellyanne is a member of the DJT School of Christianity, whose First Commandment must be, “Do unto others to benefit only yourself, and your corporation.”

When Saturday Night Live takes a cheap shot at Kellyanne, they give the greedies, the dehumanizers, the opportunity to turn themselves into victims.

Saturday Night Real
For many Americans, the economy has never been the same post-2008 Recession. Since the last presidential election, many in the U.S. live in fear. Civil rights are at stake, the planet is in danger of dying, and hostility is replacing diplomacy.

We need skits that address the farce that we are living. For example, there is a campaign to allow resident doctors to work 24-hour shifts. Are they supposed to piss in coffee cups as they monitor patients?

Does Trump not care about destroying planet earth, because he is investing in condos on Mars?

Will Saturday Night Live get real, or will another show fill the void?

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Made-for-Stand-up Alicia Guastaferro Should Host Saturday Night Live

As revealed on Dr. Phil Thursday May 2nd, Alicia Guastaferro’s life story surpasses farce. What a cast…

You might remember me from Life Swap. I mean Wife Swap.  I finally won a beauty pageant. And it only cost my mom 15 grand.  But they threw in some hairspray and a ribbon.

My psychiatrist, Dr. Dumb You Down, had me on seven prescriptions. Then he stopped showing up for appointments. He left my prescriptions in an envelope.

Now I need seven more prescriptions, because he gave me a complex. I obsess that I might be annoying. You think?

My dad is on vacation. Well, he considers prison a vacation from my mother and I.

We needed help paying the mortgage. Since I had a B.A. in beauty pageants, my mom found me a great job. High-class stripper.

Mom totally helped me. She drove me to the strip palace. She even put my seven types of pills in zip-lock bags so I wouldn’t mix up the focus pills with the sleeping pills.

The great thing about stand-up comedy is that I get to keep my clothes on.

My mother couldn’t afford to pay my father’s attorney so she set me up with him instead.  A 54-year-old charmer. He treated me to a forged license so that we could get drunk together.

For a nightcap, he took me to the rest stop off of Thruway 51 so that we could pass out together.

At least Guastaferro was willing to help out her parents pay the bills as opposed to another 21-year old reality TV personality who also recently appeared on Dr. Phil. Teen Mom’s Farrah Abraham mistakes her parents for servants and mistook a porn star for a Boy Scout.

Charisma Guastaferro does have – so now that Dr. Phil has provided her with a doctor who will sort out her prescriptions and “titrate” her off of the unnecessary ones, why not give us a chance to laugh with her while she hosts Saturday Night Live.

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